Watchdog threatens to refer JD Sports takeover – BBC News

Posted September 19th, 2019 in competition, consumer protection, news, ombudsmen by tracey

‘JD Sports’ takeover of Footasylum is facing greater scrutiny after the competition watchdog warned it could result in “a worse shopping experience for customers”. The Competition and Markets Authority will refer the £90m deal to a “phase 2” investigation, which means it will take a more in-depth look at the tie-up.’

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BBC News, 19th September 2019